Door to Surpass Barriers: A Key for Better Utilisation of Dental Services

  • Jagriti Yadav
  • Pradeep Tangade
  • Ankita Jain
  • Vikas Singh
  • Jeevan Josh
Keywords: Dental Health, Oral Health, Healthcare, Social Class

Abstract

Oral health is an important component of a person's overall health. Oral health care services have long been a concern in underdeveloped nations like India since they are expensive, inaccessible, and underutilized   by the general public. Oral health treatment is costly in both the business and private sectors levels and are inexpensive in medical and dental schools, where they are offered by trainees under good supervision. Unawareness of the importance of oral health, a lack of recognized needs, financial restraints, cultural and psychological hurdles are only a few of the challenges that prevent the general public from taking advantage of these services. Oral health insurance, government implementation awareness initiatives, and the development of oral health policies could all help to overcome these obstacles. Every dental surgeon should make a contribution to the cause about this shift in the Indian population's behaviour.

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Author Biographies

Jagriti Yadav

Post Graduate Student (2nd Year), Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Pradeep Tangade

Professor & Head, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Ankita Jain

Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Vikas Singh

Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

Jeevan Josh

Post Graduate Student (3rd Year), Department of Public Health Dentistry, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental college and Research Centre, Moradabad, India

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0504.07434
Published: 2021-07-27
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Jagriti Yadav, Pradeep Tangade, Ankita Jain, Vikas Singh, Jeevan Josh. Door to Surpass Barriers: A Key for Better Utilisation of Dental Services. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Jul.27 [cited 2022Dec.2];5(4):RV6-RV9. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/434